ESOL Classes


English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

ESOL classes are offered FREE of charge for adult students at all proficiency levels wishing to improve their English language skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. All classroom instruction is conducted in English. Classes also integrate the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency.

As a result of ESOL class participation, students are better equipped to:

  • Help their children in their educational development
  • Communicate with students' school teachers and administrators
  • Improve career options and opportunities
  • Become more productive and responsible citizens

U.S. Citizenship

Instruction in U.S. Citizenship preparation classes cover basic civics education, the citizenship application process, and preparation for the English language portion of the exam. Classes are conducted in English and students must demonstrate a pre-determined level of English proficiency prior to placement in a citizenship class.


Class Schedule

Classes meet for a minimum of 6 hours a week. They are available Monday through Friday, during the day and in the evening, at several locations throughout the Northside Independent School District. If you do not feel you can attend scheduled classes, Distance Learning classes may better meet your needs. Please click here for more information.

Class Registration

Student proficiency level is determined by assessments administered during the registration process. Registration must be done in person on specified dates. Click here for registration dates, times and locations. The registration process will take approximately 4 hours. For the safety of your children, no children will be allowed during registration.


Northside Learning Center
6632 Bandera Road, Building B
San Antonio, TX 78238
(210) 397-8109